Tag Archive: pneumatic

Aug 06

Ventus – A Pneumatic Walking Robot

Ventus is a pneumatic walking robot. At the heart of it is a Raspberry Pi and a Dexter Industries BrickPi. Its walking is actuated by LEGO Mindsrtorms motors and is remote controlled via WiFi. BrickPi is a Raspberry Pi HAT that interfaces with the Raspberry Pi and allows it to control LEGO Mindstorms motors and …

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Mar 26

EV3 Robot Design: Linear Actuators

For more tutorial videos, please see my YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuXq-jiU0ANeBcF_Tvq1D7g In this EV3 robot design tutorial, I will be explaining what a linear actuator is, what they do, how they work and I will explain four different kinds of linear actuators you can make yourself using LEGO Technic. The first is rack-and-pinion, the second …

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Feb 16

Autocompressor (2013)

See a video of the Autocompressor here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZv5eBbPLNI Hello! I present to you the Autocompressor! This is actually technology I developed while building my current project, which is soon to be released. This was such an amazing breakthrough for me, I just had to share it with you!!! It is a pneumatic compressor that can …

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